how to pronounce regress


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The above transcription of regress is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

regress is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of regress in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… for this goal and regress through these …”

meanings of regress


  1. The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression.
  2. The power or liberty of passing back.
  3. In property law, the right of a person (such as a lessee) to return to a property.


  1. To move from east to west.
  2. To move backwards to an earlier stage; to devolve.
  3. To perform a regression on an explanatory variable.

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